Amazon EMR
Developer Guide

Sign up for the Service

If you don't already have an AWS account, you’ll need to get one. Your AWS account gives you access to all services, but you are charged only for the resources that you use. For this example walk-through, the charges will be minimal.

To sign up for AWS

  1. Go to and click Sign Up Now.

  2. Follow the on-screen instructions.

AWS notifies you by email when your account is active and available for you to use.